Local Funding Options

North Carolina communities have several funding options for early learning investments. Some mechanisms are currently allowed by policy decisions at the local level, while others require changes to state law to enable local governments to adopt them for early learning. This section provides a menu of both options, including details to help users assess options for their local context.

Some helpful information about sales tax collected by each North Carolina county is available from the NC Department of Commerce. Similarly, for details about property tax rates and revenue generated by county, the NC Association of County Commissioners provides up-to-date information.